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dukakis you have two minute to respond. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered would you >> the first question goes to governor dukakis you have two minute to respond. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered would you favor the death penalty for the killer. >> no, i don't bernard and i think you know i owe possess the death penalty in my life. and i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. and we have done so in my state. >> and who was the last first lady who was raped and murdered? when did that become something presidents have to become prepared to deal with. give me jim leher over that nonsense any day. coming up. if you were one of the people who declared a winner after watching last night's debate i'm going to ask you to reconsider after tonight's rewrite. and paul ryan will have the time he needs to explain his medicine careplan. and mitt romney says he is going to pay for his tax cuts for the wealthy by cutting 1, 100th of 1% of the federal budget. that is right. mitt romney wants to fire big bird. capella university un
played this for him hours before. >> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, and i think you know i opposed the death penalty during all of my life. i don't see any evidence it's a deterrent and i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. chris: speaking of time travel, andrea, you were sitting on the panel that year, that very year. jim lehrer's book on the debate includes the panelists, including you discussed bernie's question in the greenroom and there was concern among your group about asking that question. what was the feeling then? >> the feeling was, you saw three women, ann compton, margaret warner, myself and bernie. bernie had one question to ask as the moderator and we each got two and the format was tight and controlled and had a feeling we were sharing notes because we cannot didn't want to repeat each other because there would be no opportunity to follow up. this is what he said he would ask. think back, 1988, people didn't can those questions
. >> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. >> i feel sorry for these candidates because there's a bunch of people sitting around a room right now telling them to do ten impossible things and then at the end saying be yourself. >> reporter: and if you lose the first round you can recover at the next match with a well executed zinger. >> i am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience. >> reporter: even a strong debate performance by john kerry wasn't enough to defeat george w. bush, but debates matter because it's the first chance to size up the candidates in unscripted moments one-on-one. brian? >> andrea mitchell, who by the way will be our fact checker during our live coverage of the debate wednesday night here on nbc. andrea, thanks. >>> more american deaths today in afghanistan. and the rising death toll numbers will bring more question about the mission in a very unsteady region. tonight we have special coverage of that region, many believe is
to handle bizarro curveball questions. >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered -- >> reporter: mr. dukakis there, governor, answered that death penalty question with policy talk. >> i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. >> reporter: -- which did not go well for him. which leads to lesson three -- appearances count, above all. jfk. tan. nixon? just out of the hospital, pale and refusing professional makeup. lighting counts, too. in 1984, reagan's people fussed more over his, man mondale's did over his. and reagan always had a glass of wine just before going on to get the rosy cheeks. lesson four. real debating? so far, after 52 years, not actually required here, so, relax. learn your lines and don't speak in a look at your wristwatch because that will definitely hurt you. besides, 90 minutes and you're done. possibly for good. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> and we're so glad you were watching. you may have noticed some differences here in our studio. let us hear from you at abcnews.com. and, of course, "nightline" will be along later. a
? >> here you go again. >> reporter: you get points. being too cool. >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer. >> no, i don't, bernard. >> reporter: his numbers dropped immediately after the seemingly unfeeling too cool answer. >> substance is more important, but the meaner counts. >> reporter: an impatient george bush checks his watch and suffers for it. >> people said, what, he doesn't think this is important enough to stick around another ten minutes? >> reporter: al gore hurt by his impatient sighing. this year, look for this. >> i have never seen as much lying as i have in this campaign. >> reporter: wow. well, if that happens tomorrow night, it is our goal to let you know. now, look for substance, but look also for the theatrics. watch the candidates when they leave the wings. the first guy to put out his hand to get the handshake, he wants to be the friendliest, to be in control, to have body language that matters. he's going to grab that elbow, and derek, i'm in control here. >> you know what, nuremberg? let's
two minutes to respond. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor and irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, and i think you know i've opposed the death penalty all of my light. i don't see it as evidence as a deterrent. i think there are better and more effective ways to fight crime and we've down so in my state. we've had the biggest drop, why we have the lowest murder in any state in america but we have work to do in this nation. we have work do to fight a real war, not a phony war against drugs and that's something i want to lead, something we haven't had ore the course of the past many years eve though the vice president has been at least allegedly in charge of that war. >> and so it went. bubba and the boss. president obama and bruce springsteen will appear at an event in ohio. it will be open to the public. the boss also campaigned for the president four years ago, you might remember. no word on whether clinton grabs his sax and jams out with bruce on stage. >> i didn't expect to be quite so involved in this cam pa
. >> reporter: you get points. being too cool? >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't. >> reporter: michael dukakis' numbers dropped after the unfeeling too cool answer. the undecided need reasons to decide. >> substance is more important but demeanor counts. >> people said what, he doesn't think this is important enough to stick around another ten minutes? >> reporter: al gore hurt by his impatient sighing. this year look for this. >> i have never seen as much lying as i have in this campaign. >> that was gary nurenberg reporting. 9 news now and "u.s.a. today" are teaming up for the debate tonight. starting at 9:00 "u.s.a. today" reporters will be fact checking what the candidates say. you can see their analysis on our website wusa9.com. of course a full recap on 9news now at 11:00. >>> right now we have a full weather forecast and everything else for the week ahead from howard. >> a lot of fog out there this morning. they've expanded the dense fog advisory into the shenandoah valley. not just the northern sh
. >>> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, i think you know i oppose the death penalty during all of my life. >> 1988. massachusetts governor michael dukakis against vice president george bush. criticized for that answer because that was a painful question from our bernard shaw at cnn and some say his wooden and robotic answer just didn't cut it. they needed to see the human side of michael dukakis. we know the result of that debate. the president and the would be presidents have to be able to think on their feet when they get the questions that seemingly come out of nowhere. they also on the other hand, like me, need very good writers. and president clinton probably had one of the very best. ma his name is michael walidman, now he heads the brennan center for justice at nyu law school. i'm very pleased co-join the program today from los angeles. michael, thanks for being here. this is a wonderful day to talk to you as we count down to this debate this evening. here is my first question
will be under a ford administration. >> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an ir rev kable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. you know i've opposed the death penalty during all of my life. >> it's not only what's your philosophy and position on issues but can you get things done? and i believe i can. >> i think in terms of the recession, of course you feel it when you're president of the united states. that's why i'm trying to do something about it. investing more, better education systems. >> "the washington post's" chief correspondent dan balz joins me now. you watched so many of these debates and posed eight questions that you think sets the stage for tonight. >> right. >> let's talk about first what's at stake here. the first debate, the first face-off between the two men. >> the first debate is always the most important. it draws the biggest audience. the stakes for both president obama and mitt romney are big. but obviously bigger for mitt romney because he's had a bad couple of weeks and i think there is more pressure on him at thi
, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard, i'm proposed the death penalty during all of my life. [ male announcer ] when these come together, and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. [ chuckles ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ male announcer ] now you'll know when to stop. [ honk! ] the all-new nissan altima with easy fill tire alert. [ honk! ] it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ because it helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's america's #1 selling pain reliever. you took action, you took advil®. and we thank you. debate tonight is going to be indoors. this say beautiful part of the country, as you can see. an old presidential debate trick is not to answer the question asked but answer the question you wish had been asked. tonight i'm going to ask direct questions
curveball questions. >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered -- >> reporter: mr. dukakis, governor, answered the death penalty question with policy talk. >> i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with crime. >> reporter: which did not go well for him. which lead to lesson three. appearances count above all. jfk, tan. nixon, just out of the hospital, pale, refusing professional makeup. reagan's people fussed more over his than mondale's did over his. reagan always had a glass of wine just before going on to get those rosy cheeks. lesson four, real debating? so far, after 52 years, not actually required here. so relax. learn your lines. don't sneak in a look at your wristwatch. because that will definitely hurt you. beside, 90 minutes and you are done. possibly for good. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> possibly for good. nice line there. >> that's how rob gets his cheeks nice and takes it from the old gipper. it works. i think there's so much choreography that goes behind the debates. iasciwhat made-for-tv evehey first started with nixon and kennedy. >>> this
this controversial question in his debate with vice president george bush. >> governor if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor a death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't. i think you know i've opposed the death penalty during all of my life. >> reporter: the public sees his answer as cold and dispassionate and that very night his poll numbers drop. during the 1988 vice presidential debate, dan quayle's come par stone yukon f. kennedy elicits this response. >> senator you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: body language play as part in the presidential debate in 1992. george h.w. bush deliberately looks at his watch and pays for it when the audience and voters see it as disrespectful. body language makes a difference in debate between al gore an george w. bush as well. gore sighs over and over again. bush wins the debate and election. both president obama and governor romney are seasoned debaters. but if there is one thing that history has taught us when it comes to presidential debates, expect the unexpected. anderson cooper, cnn. >> don't forget if you catch all the debate act
the candidates, the first question goes to governor dukakis. you have two minutes to respond. governor if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. and i think you know i opposed the death penalty. i don't see any evidence that it's a deterrent and i think there are better an more effective ways to deal with violent crimes. we've done so in my own state. it's one of the reasons why we've had the biggest drop in crime of any industrial state in america, why we have the lowest murder rate of any industrial state in america. but we have work to do in this nation. we have work to do to fight a real world not a phony war against drugs an that's something i want to lead and something we haven't had even though the vice president has been allegedly in charge of that war. we have much to do to step up that war, to double the number of government agents, to fight both here and abroad to work with our neighbors in this hemisphere. i want to call a he misfeerick summit to fight that war but we also have to deal with drug ed
up. >> governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer. >> no, i don't and i think you know i've opposed the death penalty all of my life. i don't see any evidence it's a deterrent. i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. >> yeah, i think i like that pizza with pepperoni and maybe green pepper. i mean, he sounds like he is just ordering a pizza. he i see talking about -- this is a pretty dramatic moment, somebody just asked you about your wife or daughter be maimed. either get mad at the interviewer or the person who hurt your family, but don't just sit there. >> i think i got more angry than michael dukakis appeared to. oh wow what a question. >> there's all kind of moments like this. we have some of them are hard to do on radio but we may go to some of them, the nonverbal cues often are what kills people in these debates. we got a call coming in from camille in north carolina. >> good morning, jamal and everyone else. i just want to say debates do matter. people who say oh, deb
. governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered common -- and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> i think you go but i have the opposed -- that i have opposed the death penalty all my life. i think there are better deterrence of crime. i think that is why we have the biggest -- the lowest murder rate of any state in america. the vice president has been at least allegedly in charge of the war on drugs. we have much to do to step up that war. to double the number of drug enforcement agents to fight both here and abroad, to work with our neighbors here in this hemisphere. i want to call a hemispheric summit to fight that war. but we also are to deal with drug intervention here at home. we have had great success in my own state. we have reached out to young people and their families and been able to help them by getting drogin intervention and education in your early grades. we can fight this war and when this war. and we can do so in a way that marshals our forces and provide real support for local and state law-enforcement officers you have not been
. >> governor, it kiddy were raped -- if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? peacoat know, i do not. i think you know i oppose the death penalty during all of my life. i do not see any evidence it is a deterrent. i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. we have done so in my own state, and one of the reasons why we have had the biggest drop in crime of any industrial state in america and the lowest murder rates. we have work to do in this nation. we we have work to do to fight the real war, not a phony war. we have much to do to step up the war. >> some say that these debates are not really debates, but joint press conferences. the answer was seen somewhat determining the outcome of the election, but what they use it to people who say candidates respond with a sound bite rather than a real answer. >> this is an example where the canada it is changing the subject and were sympathetic to him. he had good reason to do it. this is an awful question. it is not just tasteless, but gotch
goes to governor dukakis. you have two minutes to respond. governor if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't, bernard. and i think you know i opposed the death penalty. i don't see any evidence that it's a deterrent and i think there are better an more effective ways to deal with violent crimes. we've done so in my own state. it's one of the reasons why we've had the biggest drop in crime of any industrial state in america, why we have the lowest murder rate of any industrial state in america. but we have work to do in this nation. we have work to do to fight a real world not a phony war against drugs an that's something i want to lead and something we haven't had even though the vice president has been allegedly in charge of that war. we have much to do to step up that war, to double the number of government agents, to fight both here and abroad to work with our neighbors in this hemisphere. i want to call a he misfeerick summit to fight that war but we also have to deal with drug education prevention.
about it. [scattered applause] >> one minute for governor dukakis. >> margaret, kitty and i had very much the same kind of experience that the bushes had. we lost a baby, lived about twenty minutes after it was born. but isn't the real question that we have to answer not how many exceptions we make, because the vice president himself is prepared to make exceptions. it's who makes the decision, who makes this very difficult, very wrenching decision? [applause] and i think it has to be the woman, in the exercise of her own conscience and religious beliefs, that makes that decision. who are we to say, well, under certain circumstances, it's all right, but under other circumstances it isn't? that's a decision that only a woman can make, after consulting her conscience and consulting her religious principles. and i would hope that we would give to women in this country the right to make that decision, and to make it in the exercise of their conscience and religious beliefs. [applause] >> governor, margaret has a question for you. >> governor, i'd like to return to the topic of the defense
and governor michael dukakis. >> governor, if kitty were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> no, i don't and i think you know i've proposed the death penalty. >> losing that passion at that moment may have hurt him clearly in that debate and in that election. [ ross ] the streets of monaco, home of the legendary grand prix circuit. the perfect place to bring the all-new cadillac ats to test the 2.0-liter turbo engine. [ engine revs ] ♪ [ derek ] 272 horsepower. the lightest in its class. the cadillac ats outmatches the bmw 3 series. i cannot believe i have ended the day not scraping some red paint off on these barriers. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new cadillac ats. ♪ you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the countr
. michael dukakis refers to bernie as bernard. there were very personal questions. we will come back with the assessment as well as the uplifter. >> you have two minutes to respond. if kitty were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer? >> i have opposed the death penalty during all of my life. that itsee is evident is a deterrent. there are better ways to deal with violent crime and that is why we have the biggest drop of crime in any industrial state as america. we have work to do in this nation. that is something that i want to e vice president has been in charge of that war. weakens the of the war to fight both here and abroad to work with our neighbors in this hemisphere, i want to call a summit just as soon as possible to fight that war. but we also have to deal with drug education here at home. that is something i think i can lead personally. the reach out to young people in the families, so we can fight this war and we can win this war. and we can do so in a way that marshals forces and provide support for law enforcement officers that
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